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By Felipe Faltay Katz de Castro
The commercial agency contract, according to the Brazilian Legal System, is provided for by articles 710 to 721 of the Civil Code.
By Felipe Faltay Katz de Castro
Since the early 70's an important debate is going on, in Brazil, about the ownership of rural land by foreign investors.
By Felipe Faltay Katz de Castro
Brazilian Superior Court of Justice recognized and enforced a judicial award originated in the UK.
By Felipe Faltay Katz de Castro
The ownership of rural land by foreign companies or individuals has been debated in and outside the Courts for decades in Brazil.
By Felipe Faltay Katz de Castro
In contrast to many European Countries and the US, Brazil has a considerably low taxation on succession. Inter vivos (donation) and Causa Mortis (succession) are regulated by the State, but are limited by Federal Legislation to eight per cent (8%).
By Felipe Faltay Katz de Castro
The concept of tax heavens or privileged tax jurisdictions has been expanded by Federal Law 11.727 and consequently, the traditional black list of jurisdictions that receive "special" tax treatment by Brazilian Tax Authorities is no longer applied strictly.
By Felipe Faltay Katz de Castro
Acquiring real estate is a complex operation in all parts of the World, especially if you are buying as a foreigner and you are not aware about the rules of law, as well as some practical aspects.
By Felipe Faltay Katz de Castro
The "Comissão de Valores Mobiliários" (CVM), the Brazilian SEC equivalent, has issued the opinion that on-line General Meeting is legal under certain requirements.